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Office of Sustainability

Working to improve quality of life in Philadelphia by providing environmental, equity, economic, and health benefits for all.

Office of Sustainability

What we do

The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future. We organize around our theory of change, which outlines our understanding of the climate crisis and vision for the future.

OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan, which is made up of eight visions:

  • Accessible food and drinking water
  • Healthy outdoor and indoor air
  • Clean and efficient energy
  • Climate-prepared and carbon-neutral communities
  • Quality natural resources
  • Accessible, affordable, and safe transportation
  • Zero Waste
  • Engaged students, stewards, and workers

 

Connect

Address
One Parkway Building
1515 Arch St., 13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email sustainability@phila.gov
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Get involved

Stay informed and join our work through our newsletter, events, and social media posts.

Events

  • May
    25
    FPAC Urban Agriculture Subcommittee
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Virtual - Zoom

    FPAC Urban Agriculture Subcommittee

    May 25, 2022
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, 2 hours
    Virtual - Zoom
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    Join the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC) Urban Agriculture Subcommittee on Wednesday, May 25 at 7 p.m. to hear from TrueloveSeeds. Truelove seeds is a farm-based seed company offering culturally important and open pollinated vegetable, herb, and flower seeds. Their seeds are grown by more than 50 small-scale urban and rural farmers committed to community food sovereignty, cultural preservation, and sustainable agriculture. LEARN MORE: https://phillyfpac.org/urban-agriculture/

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